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1 hr ago | Reuters
Australian stocks slipped on Wednesday as investors dumped shares of BHP Billiton after the global miner missed earnings expectations, though an upbeat finish on Wall Street helped temper losses as investors digested a raft of earnings.
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5 hrs ago | Reuters
Diversified mining companies have vowed to control their spending and reward shareholders more after being criticized for years of squandering money on risky projects that resulted in multibillion-dollar writedowns as metals prices started to fall.
5 hrs ago | Fox News
Commodities group Glencore became the first of the large miners to honor promises to return cash to shareholders, announcing a share buyback program of up to $1 billion as it reported forecast-beating first-half profit.
8 hrs ago | The Age
Aus shares continue week's gains. BHP Billiton Limited unveils an annual profit jump and plans to create a new $15B spin off entity.
American Electric Technologies, Inc. , a leading supplier of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry, today announced it completed the sale of its American Access Technologies business to Fabricating Technologies, LLC on August 15, 2014 for $2.3 million in cash.
Energy and mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. will spin off its aluminum, manganese, nickel, silver and some of its coal operations into a new company, called only "NewCo" for now.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on BHP. Analysts at Cowen and Company raised their price target on shares of BHP Billiton Limited from $72.00 to $74.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 30th.
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That's going to pay dividends over the long haul, but in the near term, economic growth and commodity prices are going to be a much bigger determinant of financial performance.
Gary Halverson's time as president and CEO of Cliffs Natural Resources was short but sweet; extremely sweet.
A promotional sign adorns a stage at a BHP Billiton function in central Sydney August 20, 2013.
PLC's full-year earnings announcement on Tuesday. But investors seem to have decided the results weren't worth waiting for.
The company that lost out on Oakland's $1 billion garbage and recycling contract is asking a judge to reject the City Council's decision last week to contract with a competing firm and force it back to the bargaining table.
The Corpus Christi Fire Department is investigating the cause of a business fire off Highway 44 that started 1 a.m. Monday at the Commercial Metals Company recycling branch on Agnes and Bronco.
American Electric Technologies, Inc. , a leading provider of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Charles Dauber will present at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago, IL.
The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:36 pm
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